Edward L. Hill papers,
Edward L. Hill
Hill, Edward Lee, 1904-1974
2 boxes (1.0
Collection contains the
papers of Edward L. Hill, professor emeritus of physics and mathematics at the
University of Minnesota.
Minnesota Libraries. University Archives
Access and Use
The collection was donated to University Archives by Alfred O.C. Nier
in the early 1990s.
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house
Requests for permission to quote from the Edward L. Hill papers should
be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
Collection has not been processed.
Edward L. Hill papers, University of Minnesota Archives.
Biographical Sketch of Edward L. Hill (1904-1974)
Edward Lee Hill was born on November 3, 1904 in Hartford, Arkansas. He
received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering at the University of
Minnesota in 1925. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota,
receiving his Ph.D. degree in physics in 1928. Dr. Hill was awarded a National
Research Council post doctoral fellowship and spent the next two years at
Harvard University. In 1930 he returned to the University of Minnesota as an
assistant professor of physics and mathematics. Dr. Hill spent his entire
career at the University of Minnesota, except during World War II when he
worked at the Bureau of Ships of the Navy Department (1941-1945). He retired as
professor emeritus in 1970. Dr. Hill was an active contributor to quantum
mechanics and his interests were in the abstract aspects of mathematical
physics. Edward Hill died on January 7, 1974.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection contains correspondence, speeches, reprints, articles,
lectures and notes on quantum mechanics and nuclear physics.
Many of Dr. Hill's lectures and notes are in storage at the Minnesota
Access Center. Please check the University of Minnesota
library catalog (MNCAT)
for holdings information.
A finding aid with a contents list is available in University
- This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog
of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about
related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these
Edward Lee, 1904-1974 -- Archives
- University of
Minnesota. Dept. of Physics
- Quantum theory -- Study and